Sterilizing Prion-Contaminated Waste in Just 11 E-Z Steps!

Any facility regularly handling prions needs a good sterilization protocol. Reliable sources suggest the following minimum inactivation protocol for prion-exposed items: Carefully place prion-contaminated item in appropriate autoclave waste bag Place bag in properly sized solid-bottomed autoclave tray Place tray in autoclave Close autoclave lid Process load at 132°C for 1 hour in a gravity … Continue reading “Sterilizing Prion-Contaminated Waste in Just 11 E-Z Steps!”